Consolidated IPTV subs surge

Consolidated Communications, the Mattoon, Ill.-based rural telco with operations in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania, reported third quarter earnings today that were marked by the company's highest-ever IPTV subscriber additions for a single quarter.

Consolidated signed up 1,800 customers during the third quarter, and now has more than 21,500 total, according to a press release issued prior to today's earnings call. The company's IPTV subscriber take has increased by almost 40 percent over the past year, and pair bonding and other measures have helped the telco pass an additional 18,000 homes with IPTV capabilities.

FierceIPTV will add further details to this post following the earnings call.

For more:
CNN Money has the Consolidated press release

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